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Meet Legal Assistant Kim Caban

On Behalf of | May 17, 2024 | Firm News


Q. How long have you been a paralegal or legal assistant?
A. Almost 10 years. I began my Paralegal career in 2014, when I graduated with an AAS in Legal Studies. .

Q. Have you ever worked in any other areas of the law?
A. Yes, I spent about 2 years working in criminal law.

Q. What drew you to family law?
A. One of my first internships happened to be at a family law
firm and later after I graduated, I was offered a permanent position.

Q. What do you enjoy most about family law?
A. The aim is to give clients a sense of peace while they navigate, what I would describe, as the worst time of their life, as well as closure to issues that wreak havoc on parents and their children. I think the enjoyment comes from being able to give someone a piece of their life back.

Q. What do you think makes you stand out among other professionals?
A. I am always ready and willing to learn new skills and I am resourceful. I take a lot of pride in the work I produce and always find ways to improve if I can. I am open to criticism with a positive attitude, especially when it leads to growth.

Q. Are you originally from Colorado?
A. If so, what do you love most about it? If not, what brought you to Colorado and what do you love most about it? I am actually fairly new to Colorado. We visited back in 2022 and as a Florida native, I honestly just fell in love. My favorite thing has to be the mountains. I love that every morning it’s the same view and yet it seems completely new and different.

Q. When you are not working at GEM Family Law, what do you enjoy doing in your free
A. When the weather allows us, we love to go explore a new park or trail with our
dogs, or check out local events that might be taking place. If not, I can usually be found
with a book, video game or art project.

Q. What is something interesting that most people don’t know about you?
A. I’m more creative than I tend to share. I enjoy everything from creating social media content, to painting and drawing. Getting the opportunity to create is always something exciting for

Q. Are there any other interesting facts about you?
A. I am definitely a huge nerd for all things like Harry Potter, Comic Con conventions, Anime, gaming, etc. My husband and I do not have children, but we are wildly popular amongst our 15 nephews and nieces because
we are just big kids.